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that she actually saved a great many lives and taken the action that is she did. she is truly a hero today. >>> our coverage of the connecticut school shooting continues. pope benedict xvi expressed his condolences today to those who lost loved ones. >> to those affected by this tragedy, each of you i send abundant blessings. >> the pontiff said he is praying for the families of the victims, especially those who lost children. the pontiff asked worshipers to turn to faith. >>> a second round of voting takes place next weekend. the election has been marred by violence including an attack on the opposition headquarters. opposition leaders said police stood by during that attack. >>> kim jung un attended a memorial for his father. his son has spoken of economic reform but the united nations has found no improvements in his human rights record and last week jung launched a rocket in the show of the young leader's power. >>> and there was a memorial for a london nurse. photographers they mobbed the transfer of her coffin. the nurse committed suicide after she put through a prank call into kate
a meteor shower on nights like this. >> reporter: right now is the peak of the action between 1:00 a.m. and 2:00 a.m. there's more action tomorrow night through dawn. reporting live in oakland, patti lee, ktvu news. >>> strong demand and low mortgage rates are pushing to create a strong home sales. that's up more than 20% from the same time last year. the percentage of foreclosures and short sales fell to 25% of sales from 50% a year ago. >>> there's word from san francisco tonight of a near record real estate deal. 2901 broadway closed education crow recently for a reported $28,850,000. the áf that would be the third most expensive home sale in san francisco history. and according to socket site, the new owners will have to deal with a -- a higher property sales tax. >>> the u.n. ambassador was widely believed to be the president's favorite to replace hillary clinton. president obama said he regretted what he called the unfair and misleading attacks on susan rice. >>> massachusetts senator john kerry is now the front runner for secretary of state he was the first to issue a statem
and a call to action. >> we have to come together and we'll have to take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this from happening, regardless of politics. >> president obama did not provide specifics but in the past, the president has supported reinstating a federal assault weapons ban. >>> the medical examiner said he's never had to deal with something like this. >> my sensibilities may not be the average man, but this probably is the worst i have seen. >> dr. carver went on to say that all of the victims had been shot multiple times with a long weapon, presumably the semiautomatic rifle found at the scene. >> people all over the world are expressing sympathy for the victims in the massacre. in moscow, people left flowers and stuffed animals outside the american embassy. the prime minister formally sent condolences and said russia's thoughts are with the victims' loved ones. >> in rio de janeiro set a memorial. >> british prime minister offered condolences to the parents, saying, quote: it's heartbreaking to think of those who had their children robbed of them at such a young
for swift action against a bay area group home after their child wandered off and was eventually found beaten and sexually assaulted. eric rasmussen is in oakland. >> reporter: tonight the girl is with her aunt. and we spoke to her father. >> i will make sure to it if i have to spend my last breath making sure but they're going to pay what they did to my kid. >> reporter: father jesse white says the people who assaulted her daughter aren't the only ones he's holding accountable. last night the girl was found beaten and alone on a munni bus in san francisco. a few days after she walked out of the home for development kids. >> she may look like a normal girl but she functions like a 2- year-old. >> reporter: she walked out after she got upset. the staff members followed her in a vehicle for nearly five hours but lost sight of her. almost 3 miles away at the fruitvale station where she was seen talking to several men. >> at no point, even though they have permission to grab her did they grab her. they had a vehicle there to take her back to the youth center. >> how responsible do you thin
sprung into action and were the first casualties. >>> the sense of loss is being felt in the area tonight. several dozen people gathered. they wanted to do something local to show their support. >>> president obama today addressed the nation in an emotional speech shortly after the shooting. he said the country's leaders must take meaningful action regardless of politics in response to the violence. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies in the past few years. and each time i learn the news, i react not as a president, but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. >> several gun control advocacy groups were already in washington for a leadership training conference when the deadly shooting happened. >> the name of our god that is good and holy we pray. >> reporter: as news of the tragedy spread, dozens of people gathered outside the white house for an impromptu vigil to remember those lost today. they chanted, lit candles and asked for gun changes. >>> while the white house said today is not the day for that discussion, debra villalon live in san franci
in connecticut and what they hope their actions will inspire. >> a family with a month old baby and no place to stay. the struggle to find housing for bay area families in need. >> the senator versus hollywood. why diane feinstein is outraged. vze=< >>> a moving tribute in oakland for victims on the other side of the country. more than 200 people gathered to pray at cathedral of christ the light for the sandy hook shooting victims. a group of kindergarten through eighth grade choir students sang before and after the services. the archbishop placed a wreath of 28 yellow roses for those who were killed last week. >>> tonight a religious community that has also experienced a shooting rampage is remembering the victims mourners say this tragedy transcends all religions. >> reporter: this is a sikh congregation of a thousand members which paused to reflect on connecticut's loss. their language not understood by all, but the emotions are universal. members of the sikh community tonight mourned the young ones just like god himself. they are not political. they don't pick fights. that what makes you
, for our businesses and the entire economy. but the hour for immediate action is here. it is now. >> so we'll be working hard to see if we with get there in the next 24 hours so i'm hopeful and optimistic. >>> senator mitch mcconnel called the meeting with president obama good. taxes go up for all americans and traásic cuts will hit -- and drastic cuts will hit the national budget. >>> the dow fell 158 points, and the nasdaq fell 25 points. >> they may you know want to do something illegal just to put food on the table. >> coming up in 18 minutes finally strapped the hundreds of thousands of people set to feel the impact of the financial cliff starting tomorrow. >>> a sixth suspect has now been charged in connection with a beating and homicide in san francisco where the victims were bound and gagged. ktvu's david stevenson was in court today and tells us for the first time the district attorney talked about a possible motive. >> cameras were not allowed in this san francisco courtroom as prosecutorred announced a sixth suspect in a brutal beating and homicide in which two victims were l
. there's a live sweep. thankfully we have a big break in the action in palo alto which is a few spots down there. maybe a few lingering showers, very light outside of morgan hill. up in the north bay partly cloudy skies out near santa rosa and the napa region. i am tracking another storm. >>> this is what it looks like on highway 85 on squaw valley earlier today. three snow boarders triggered the avalanche. three skiers had minor injuries. everyone was accounted for about an hour later. >>> it was very slow going for people going to the sierra. 80 at truckee was at a standstill. you can see the line of cars there on the left hand side of your screen. drivers should carry food, water and blankets. >>> as is often the case with today's wind and rain came delays at san francisco airports. sfo duty manager says departs flights are 45 to 90 minutes behind schedule and at least 57 flights have been cancelled. san jose airport is reporting just a handful of delays and a duty manager for oakland airport says thins there are running smoothly. we have a link on ktvu.com to track your flight jus
to avoid the fiscal cliff. president obama called on party leaders to take action before he left for his holiday vacation in hawaii. >> good afternoon. >> reporter: after speaking with leaders friday afternoon president obama called on congress to quickly come up with a solution to avert some tax hikes and spending cuts. >> i have asked leaders to work towards a package that presents a tax hike, protects unemployment insurance, and lays the ground work for further work on both growth and deficit reduction. >> reporter: remarks came after speaker of the house john boehner failed to bring plan b to the floor. it would have raised taxes on those americans making more than $1 million a year. >> we had a number of our members who just really didn't want to be perceived as raising taxes. >> reporter: the two sides left blaming each other for inaction. democrats said the failure in the house pointed for a need for more compromise by the gop. >> republicans got the message loud and clear. >> reporter: he said the next move needs to come from the president. >> he is the only one who can do it. th
at oakland international airport spent tonight getting ready for a possible labor action later this afternoon. the labor union worked on making picket signs in the event that they are needed. union members have been without a contract since june. >> they take away health insurance and they freeze my wage, well you know i'll just be working to pay my hell insurance and i won't have nothing to support my family with. >> reporter: united has given hms host until midnight thursday to agree to a new contract, other wise they say they will walk off their jobs. >>> two men had been charged in connection with the shooting death of two teenage girls in oakland last month. investigators say 18-year-old yante powell of oakland faces two counts of murder with special circumstances. a 19-year-old antonio edwards also of oakland is charged with being an accessory. police say 15-year-old raquel gristol and bobby fontane were sitting with powell and edwards when they were gunned down. more than 30 rounds were fired. >>> the piedmont police department announced the new chief while san jose loses yet another h
landlords risk losing their building. the court could throughout out this action. the dispensary wants a jury trial. the judge did not indicate when she might rule. but defense attorneys told me that they are cautiously optimistic that this landmark case will go to trial. john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the rain is still to the north but it's starting to break south a little bit. take a look at live storm tracker 2. i've put the last two hours in motion. it's been up here most of the day. but see where it starts to bend right here. it's starting to shift south and that means we're going to see some showers move into the bay area proper in the next hour or so. next hour and a half this starts to move into the marine county. you can see the system moving into the south bay. this is the rain that's coming your way. it's a nice looking storm. it's not a giant storm but a nice looking storm. there's a winter storm warning that goes into effect. it stays in effect friday through sunday. it's not just in effect tonight, tomorrow. it's through sunday. so big snow in the mountains they co
takes action. >> reporter: the halls of power empty, although negotiators and the president are back at work. >> at the very least, let's agree right now on what we already agree on. >> reporter: an olive branch to the gop, and carrot to corporate giants. the administration now suggesting cutting corporate tax rates. the u.s. has among the world's highest. but closing loopholes that helped google, for instance, avoid $2 billion in taxes last year. >> corporations are a little concerned. >> reporter: gary is optimistic about a deal. >> i'd still rate it better than 50/50. >> reporter: what seems increasingly likely is to allow the country to go over that fiscal cliff, triggering higher taxes. that would allow hard line republicans to vote for lower taxes, a few days later. >> to make them look better? to appease voters. if that's the reason, great. >> reporter: some call it a low form of political shenanigans. >> i think that's horrible, they would put the american people through that. i don't think it's fair to the american people. >> reporter: this afternoon, east bay congresswoman
there is the live doppler sweep and you notice a lot of breaks in the action with the bulk of activity in the northern portions the bay area. in addition, to the rainfall we have some winds basically out of south around 20-26 miles per hour. and wind speeds will continue to pick up as we head into the overnight hours. we'll take this into the overnight hours and look at what happens first thing tomorrow morning. excessive rainfall rates our morning show starts early to cover the time of the heaviest rain first thing tomorrow morning. even if you are not in all of these areas shaded in green you will still encounter a significant batch of moisture pushing through the region. some of the forecast models suggesting about an inch of rain in three hour. i will repeat that, an inch of rain in three hours and we'll break down that for your sunday morning and details on a wind advisory that is currently in place-game by the way, you can follow mark and the rest of the ktvu weather team on-line. our meteorologists are keeping up up-to-date on twitter and facebook even the air. >>> today people
. the justices met behind chosed doors on friday but took no action on prop 8 or other casees. if the court declines to review prop 8 it will be immediately legal for same sex couples to marry in california f. it takes it up for review a final decision can change it up in every state. >> lawmakers in sacramento begin a new section with promises not to raise taxes. democrats won a majority in both houses in the election. it allows them to raise taxes with little concern of republican opposition. leaders will avoid dog that considering voters just passed prop 30 as l. the republicans and governor brown say they will be watching the democrats to keep it in check. >>> lawmakers are honoring nevin. he died yesterday at 69. he was a former supervisor, mayor of daly city and police inspector in san francisco. congresswoman jackie spear today called him a giant who had boundless compassion. the current supervisor says he was a great leader and vision. among other causes he af indicated for all children to receive -- adsroe indicated for all children to have health insurance. >>> the pope goes high-
from belize. >>> a car company that promised to sell cars for a fee is missing in action. the cars are gone. ktvu's cara liu reports car owners are worried. >> reporter: he fears he is out of luck after trusting sunnyvale motocars to sell his car. >> i am embarrassed that i allowed myself to get contact up in this. >> reporter: he was contacted by the company after trying to sell the car on his own. >> they were diceanced with the dm -- licensed with the dmv. bonded. >> reporter: after getting a check for $28,000 when the car sold the check bounced. >> then they came up with another excuse and another one. >> reporter: when we went to sunnyvale motocars we found the lot empty, the office vacant, just keys hanging on a board inside. >> what happened between friday and monday, they closed up their shop and took all the vehicles and disappeared. leaves me without a car. leaves me without my money. very little recourse. >> reporter: he isn't the only victim. the owner next door talked to 20 customers this week. >> lady asked about her car. we told her they happen gone she started cryin
 of thunderstorms in san francisco over the past hour. the main action heading out across the bay right now inventoried -- centered on the bay bridge. here's a closer inspection right now. you can see some of the activity right around the piedmont region. and tracking the north bay. still rain showers up toward petaluma. we're tracking another weather system in the pacific. here is the wider perspective. this will be the strongest one. that's our next storm approaching. heaviest rain dour downpours are expected. when a wind advisory kicks in for the bay area. >> our coverage continues in 12 minutes. it wasn't a smooth ride up to the sierra today. the specific problem that caused a stretch of road to shut down. >>> be sure to visit ktvu.com. you'll find our storm tracker 2 radar to see when the next storm will reach your area. look under the storm watch tab on the home page. >> the wet and windy weather didn't discourage shoppers. where bargain hunters are out in force. >> reporter: shopping at 3:00 a.m.? it's possible at macy's. most stores starting yesterday are staying open 48 hours stra
responsible for their action. >> the jury could find him responsible for the taking of the life of oscar grant iii. >> this was a mistake. it was tragic in every sense of the word. it was unintended in every sense of the word. >> bart settled with grant's mother last year for $1.3 million. the year before, they agreed to pay grant's daughter $1.4 million. >>> ktvu's jana katsuyama reports. >> reporter: crews are digging a hole for the giant machine that will bore a tunnel for the central subway, through union square to chinatown. the problem is that the 40-foot diameter machine only goes one way. they planned to make a hole in morse beach to get the machine out of the ground. merchants have filed a lawsuit, saying the street closure and disruption would be problematic. so one option is to buy the former pagoda theater, moving the exit site. >> it probably would be easier. >> reporter: buying the property would add up to $8 million to the 1 del $6 million project. the other option is to leave the boring machine underground at one of the points marked in yellow. the sfmta would have to buy the m
their social media skills to push elected leaders to take action. he says take part, or these old coots will clean out the treasury before you get there. >>> a bay area blogger goes to the toilet after snapping a photo in a bathroom. >> a judge's ruling in the case of privacy, vs. first amendment rights. >> we're going to explain how nesting birds have created a $5 million problem for bart. -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> homeowners in the south bay and the santa cruz mountains are cleaning up from mother nature's wrath. pine hill road reopened today after being closed for three days. homeowners say they're not getting the ma
and basically the homeowners were not given the same care and fast action by congress or anyone else, laws need to change so that people have time to save their homes. >> reporter: wells fargo says tomorrow and saturday the lender will begin granding $5 million in down payment assistance for perspective home buyers who qualify. >>> the national football league is reportedly considering a rule change to eliminate kick off. league officials say the play produces the game's most violent collision. amber lee is live at the coliseum where fans told us what they thought with tonight's game against the denver broncos. >> reporter: tonight every person told us they are opposed to any change to how the game is played. >> i want to see my boys crush manning that's what i want to see. >> reporter: these football fans knew they came to see their beloved team and denver quarterback peyton manning one of the game's best. but many fans didn't know that the national football team is thinking about getting rid of the kick off. >> what a collision. >> reporter: it's the play that start it is game. the second hal
of action, at republican leaders. >> i don't believe for a moment that we need to take services or benefits away from those receiving social security, medicare or medicaid. >> reporter: their chance to tax the rich more to avoid going over the fiscal cliff echoed that of the president today. >> what you need is a package that keeps taxes where they are for middle class families, we make some tough spending cuts on things that we don't need. and then we asked the wealthiest americans to pay a slightly higher tax rate. >> reporter: some republicans now urging their party to give the 39.6% tax rate he wants on those who make more than $250,000. so the gop might get changes to social programs. >> toward 16 trading debt is it responsible to keep borrowing money and never address why you're in debt in the first place. >> reporter: some analysts say the deal needs to be hammered out by this thursday to be finalized by the end of the year. the president and the gop were silent and that's considered a positive sign. rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details now a new poll suggests that am
any action in response. >>> in syria, three bombers hit the ministry headquarters. the u.s. says they have fired scud missiles over the north. this would be a significant escalation in the fighting in the regime. >>> in venezuela hugo chavez may not be well enough to remain president. he is facing a difficult recovery. but they said nothing of the cancer itself. >>> the waves are high, and tomorrow will be even higher. the unusual phenomenon bringing the king of tides. >> it is cold out there, bill martin is tracking the temperatures along with more wet weather. he's back with his complete bay area forecast. >> a reminder, you can get ktvu news to go. you can watch all of our newscasts live right on your mobile device. lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with a total home dvr included free for life. only $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. of happier holidays. time to enchant,
ryan lanza was treated by his peers could have impacted his actions. >> reporter: as a child, adam lanza reportedly diagnosed with aspberger's syndrome. but that does not explain the violence. two years ago, i introduced you to johan gate, age 8. he's bright, but socially challenged. >> just panicked a lot. he screams a lot. cried a lot. when he's trying to hurt himself, i knew it was time to look for some answers. >> reporter: they often lack the ability to make friends. >> they may become targets of bullying, and social oft civil. >> reporter: he says bullying, and frustration may very well end up explaining adam lanza's violent outburst. >> we often treat people so bad they have little recourse but to be enraged. some people with aspbergers have committed violent acts. i don't think it's even as common as it is in the general population. >> reporter: the doctor says he's successfully treated dozens of autistic children with intensive therapy, helping them integrate into mainstream schools. >>> former president george h.w. bush is on the mend, and should be out of the hospital in
. >>> on the heels of a public outcry, instagram has been hit with with their first civil lawsuit. the first action suit filed in criminal court friday stems from the company's proposal to change its terms of service. an instagramish user leveled claims against the company. instagram claims the complaint is without merit. >> thousands gather to celebrate christmas. why the pope started mass two hours early today. >> and a south american country on alert as smoke and ash rises from a volcano. the threat to people near by. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> pope benedict xvi marked christmas
. >> reporter: we're talking about a mother who was blocked her twin boys. her actions gave many others the strength to be in church tonight. back in the same room where bullets pierced the wall just days earlier, members of the central evangelistica church say they're not upset. >> reporter: no tienes miedo? >> no, no tengo miedo. >> reporter: in spanish, cardova told us she was not afraid. >> she said i saw the bullet and i threw myself over them so it might hit me and not them. from her hospital bed today, cardova shows us where she was hit. the bullet missing her hurt. in spanish she told us she felt no pain, but felt bad about not being able to be with her children. >> yeah, pretty good mom. >> reporter: she's a pretty good mom? >> yes. >> reporter: today church members attended to show they're support. investigators say they are following leads but made no arrests. >>> coming up at 10:30, oakland police announce a plan to curve violence. the big name they're bringing in to try to make the streets safe again. >>> retired general norman schwarzkoft divide today of pneumonia. >> you
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